A Lateral Theory of Phonology

A Lateral Theory of Phonology

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Following up on the qGuide to Morphosyntax-Phonology Interface Theoriesq (2011), written from a theory-neutral point of view, this book lays out the author s approach to the representational side of the interface. The main insight is that diacritics such as hash-marks or prosodic constituents do not qualify in a modular environment. The alternative is that only syllabic space, i.e. CV units, can be carriers of morpho-syntactic information. This idea is worked out in detailed case studies of a number of languages in the framework of CVCV (or strict CV), which makes the book the 2nd volume of qA Lateral Theory of Phonologyq (2004).qThat is, we have seen that connected speech may or may not ignore word boundaries; in case it does (at least in the ... Conclusion: spell-out is symmetric, but allows for free rides In sum, the skeleton of cross-word phonology is phase structure:anbsp;...

Title:A Lateral Theory of Phonology
Author:Tobias Scheer
Publisher:Walter de Gruyter - 2012


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